Latest News: Jazz
Tigran Hamasyan's latest recording sees him tackling an album's worth of American standard repertoire with the same experimental flair that makes his original compositions so compelling.
The latest vinyl issues include 2021 releases from Nishla Smith and Esperanza Spalding, and reissues of classics by Duke Ellington and Ella Fitzgerald.
Madlib and MF DOOM's now-iconic 2004 collaborative record provided a young Josh his gateway into hip-hop music, and more than holds up today as a hip-hop classic with some tangential links to jazz, funk and soul music.
Gilad Hekselman's tenth studio album has the New York-based guitarist at his most creative and daring, with curious sonic experimentation and contributions from Eric Harland and Shai Maestro.
This week's latest jazz releases include a double-feature from avant-garde guitarist Mary Halvorson, saxophonist Oded Tzur's follow-up to his 2020 record Here Be Dragons, guitarist Gilad Hekselman's Edition Records debut Far Star, and a collection of '70s live recordings by Albert Ayler.
We take a look back at some of our favourite albums by American saxophonist Joe Lovano, from his mid-90s recordings with Blue Note to recent work with ECM.
Dedicated to the great sculptor Louise Bourgeois, Emile Parisien's latest project is a multi-faceted joy, performed by a truly international group of musicians.
For our second instalment of 'Essentials', we give some recommendations on where to start with the vast catalogue of American jazz guitarist John Abercrombie.
Anna von Hausswolff's spellbinding set at the 2018 Montreux Jazz Festival enjoys a vinyl release on Southern Lord and Pomperipossa Records, making for an excellent introduction to the Swedish pipe organist/singer-songwriter's dark musical world.
An archival re-issue by Craft Recordings offers the perfect excuse to revisit a major visionary of jazz music's earliest recordings.
The latest jazz recordings include an album of standards from Tigran Hamasyan, new sounds from April Records, and music from Norwegian pianist Jon Balke inspired by 11th Century Spain.
On his third trio album, the Scottish pianist proves there's still plenty left to explore with his fusion of Celtic folk melodies and piano trio jazz.
The latest jazz releases include new albums from Soccer96, young jazz quintet Tabloid, trumpeter Tomasz Dąbrowski, and saxophonist Trish Clowes.
The Danish piano trio's third album sees them building on their eclectic style, where cinematic Nordic jazz meets groove-heavy contemporary sounds, with a couple of much-welcome guest features thrown into the mix.
The latest jazz vinyl releases include several Blue Note classic reissues from Cassandra Wilson, Hank Mobley and others, as well as recent releases from Chick Corea, Marquis Hill and Gerald Clayton.
We caught up with the British saxophonist and songwriter to talk about her latest album on Greenleaf Music, her creative process, and her 2022 tour plans.
The Norwegian pianist's latest ECM recording proves to be an essential listen for any piano trio enthusiast, showcasing carefully constructed melodies, texture and atmosphere.
The latest album from Fergus McCreadie, McCoy Tyner with Freddie Hubbard in 1980s Hamburg, and rarities from Tony Oxley are amongst the latest jazz releases this week.
Our 25 best-selling titles across all formats for March, including new entries from Cécile McLorin Salvant, Melissa Aldana, and a number of albums from our ECM Flash Sale.
We give some recommendations on where to start with American jazz guitarist Bill Frisell, from early entries and sideman features to more recent releases.